Charleston County is located along the southeastern coast of South Carolina, The County encompasses approximately 919 square miles of land, marshes, rivers, and wetlands with a coastline that stretches nearly 100 miles along the Atlantic Ocean.
Charleston County's rich blend of culture, economic activity, environmental beauty, and historic tapestry makes it one of the most distinguished counties in the nation. A recognized leader, Charleston County is a proud community that strives to protect both its historic treasures and its environment, while still keeping an eye toward future development and citizens'? needs. The County continues to draw national recognition, winning dozens of local, state and national awards for its innovative programs and services.